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International Criminal Court Drops Case Against Kenyan Suspect

The decision to drop a crimes against humanity case against Francis Muthaura, the cabinet secretary, casts doubt on the prosecution of Uhuru Kenyatta, Kenya’s president-elect.


Kenyan presidential election heads to nail-biting finish

Kenya's presidential race tightened on Friday as Uhuru Kenyatta's lead narrowed over his main rival, Prime Minister Raila Odinga, raising the prospect of a second-round run-off.


Ugandan Kiprotich Surges Past 2 Kenyans to Win Marathon Gold

Stephen Kiprotich’s victory gave Uganda its first gold medal at the London Games and its second ever in track and field. Abel Kirui of Kenya won silver and his countryman Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich took bronze.


U.S.: Imminent terror attack in Kenya possible

The warning said likely targets include places that foreigners congregate, including shopping malls and nightclubs.


Kenyan sets marathon world record

Kenya's Patrick Makau set a new world record for the marathon in Berlin Sunday as previous record holder Haile Gebrselassie of Ethiopia failed to finish.


At least 75 Kenyans dead after pipeline explosion

At least 75 Kenyans dead after pipeline explosion

A leaking gasoline pipeline in Kenya's capital exploded on Monday, turning part of a slum into an inferno in which at least 75 people were killed and more than 100 hurt....


Smelly socks could help curb malaria

Smelly socks could help curb malaria

Finding that disease-bearing mosquitoes are drawn to foot odor, researchers in Africa, which accounts for 90% of malaria deaths worldwide, are planning to use the smell from sweaty socks in traps.


A better loo? Gates gives $42M to improve toilets

A better loo? Gates gives $42M to improve toilets

At the AfricaSan Conference in Kigali, Rwanda, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced $42 million in grants to encourage innovation in the capture, storage and repurposing of waste as an energy resource.


UN reports measles outbreaks in Ethiopia, Kenya

United Nations officials say outbreaks of measles in Ethiopia and Kenya have killed dozens of children and sickened thousands of others.


Baboon Study Shows Benefits for Nice Guys, Who Finish 2nd

Alpha males may hold power and attract females, but a study of baboon troops in Kenya shows they also have very high levels of stress.


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